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Read about some incredible concerts coming to Alabama this Spring!

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Alabama Symphony Orchestra

The ASO is pleased to name Kevin Fitzgerald the new ASYO Music Director & Assistant Conductor.

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Arts BHam

Celebrations are ramping up worldwide in anticipation of the Leonard Bernstein centennial in August, and the Alabama Symphony has jumped into the heart of it. More than 2,000 events are on the agenda, according to the website Leonard Bernstein at 100. They include concerts, recordings, exhibitions, lectures, films and more, remembering the incomparable contributions of one of the greatest musicians of the 20th century. On Friday, ASO Music Director Carlos Izcaray revealed his deep understanding of this musical icon, who broke ground as a conductor, pianist and composer, and opened minds and hearts as an educator, writer and civil rights activist.

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AL.com

Take a sneak peek inside the 2018 Decorators' ShowHouse to see all of the latest home design ideas. This year's home is located at 3007 Cherokee Road. Proceeds benefit the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. This is the 42nd year for the Decorators' ShowHouse.

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al.com

Birmingham will host Violins of Hope in a series of concerts, including Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Sixteenth Street Baptist Church and concluding Saturday with a concert at 7 p.m. by the Alabama Symphony Orchestra at the Alys Stephens Center.

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BHam Now

If you love the violin, Alabama Symphony Orchestra has a number of unforgettable and moving performances on tap in April.

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Arts BHAM

Entering the Alys Stephens Center Friday was like stepping into Gustave Caillebotte’s 1877 painting, “Paris Street, Rainy Day.” The ambiance for the Alabama Symphony Masterworks concert was unmistakable — a gentle shower, overflowing umbrella stands in the lobby, and music by three iconic French composers, each evoking the inner temperament and sweeping spirit stemming from fin de siècle Paris and beyond.

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Arts BHAM

Pairing two profound and melancholy 20th century string quartets might seem out of place at a popular Birmingham night spot. But for about an hour Tuesday night, four players from the Alabama Symphony held a WorkPlay audience in rapt attention as they summoned chilling tragedies from the past century.

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Classical Voice North America

Now in his third full season at the helm of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Carlos Izcaray is making a big impact on this Southern city’s arts.

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Arts Bham

The firm cultural threads binding classical music across three continents were in full view Friday at an Alabama Symphony Masterworks concert.

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